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Old 11-03-12, 10:51 AM
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There is more humor & drama in want ads than in an average season of TV
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Here's something interesting: https://www.ebay.com/itm/PEUGEOT-TRIA...item2324c06ade

Apparently, the guy has a time machine. He bought an '87 or so Peugeot Triathlon and took it back to the future of 1976/7! Amazing facts, here on Ebay...
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Originally Posted by anixi
Here's something interesting: https://www.ebay.com/itm/PEUGEOT-TRIA...item2324c06ade

Apparently, the guy has a time machine. He bought an '87 or so Peugeot Triathlon and took it back to the future of 1976/7! Amazing facts, here on Ebay...
This stuff happens. Had a guy locally selling a 1952 (?) Schwinn Continental as all original. When I pointed out the 70's vintage seat & reflector pedals his response was "this bike was ahead of it's time".
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We're talking some fork rake here:
https://milwaukee.craigslist.org/bik/3384149887.html
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Originally Posted by Flying Merkel
This stuff happens. Had a guy locally selling a 1952 (?) Schwinn Continental as all original. When I pointed out the 70's vintage seat & reflector pedals his response was "this bike was ahead of it's time".
lol

never trust a seller to accurately date or describe their bike.. my 1989 Apex was listed as a 1994 lol.. the last two bikes i've bought i knew more about the bikes than the seller
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WTF......



https://toronto.en.craigslist.ca/mss/bik/3351161330.html

Ernesto Colnago Signed
Master Aluminum Frame and "Precisa" front fork
Assembled as a Commuter Bicycle
8 Speed Shimano Alfine Internal hub






  • Location: Erin Mills
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it just needs a stem with a shock absorber
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this Is an interesting old listing-
study carefully the plumbing,

I think the motor in the rear wheel makes the energy, and drives the front wheel, there is an accumulator ,
note some hoses are dis connected, I cant quite figure it out...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Hydraulic-Bi...-/290773144546
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"I don used", I wonder why? https://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/bik/3385392315.html
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Originally Posted by mapleleafs-13
WTF......



https://toronto.en.craigslist.ca/mss/bik/3351161330.html

Ernesto Colnago Signed
Master Aluminum Frame and "Precisa" front fork
Assembled as a Commuter Bicycle
8 Speed Shimano Alfine Internal hub






  • Location: Erin Mills
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WTF is right seeing a real nice Colnago Terry/Tri style frame setup as 8 speed with goofy upright bars is just wrong.
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I would buy that for $99

Originally Posted by puchfinnland
this Is an interesting old listing- study carefully the plumbing,

I think the motor in the rear wheel makes the energy, and drives the front wheel, there is an accumulator ,
note some hoses are dis connected, I cant quite figure it out...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Hydraulic-Bi...-/290773144546
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Originally Posted by zukahn1
WTF is right seeing a real nice Colnago Terry/Tri style frame setup as 8 speed with goofy upright bars is just wrong.
It's an olde mountain bike. Not Terry-style or Tri bike.

Here's another one with more proper parts and crazier paint:

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Here's a good example of why Reading Is Fundamental, because in this sellers world, B-R-I-D-G-E-S-T-O-N-E spells Raleigh:
https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/3387231245.html

Older Raleigh 10-Speed Cruiser - $125 (portland)

[HR][/HR]Date: 2012-11-04, 7:03PM PST
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30+ year old Raleigh 300 Model 10 Gear Woman's Cruiser

Cruiser/Road Bike Features -- 21.5"/54cm Frame -- Good for 5'4" to 5'9"

All Original Components

Runs Very Well and Only Has a Some Surface Scratches

Keywords: mountain, road, shimano, gears, boteh, brakes, gripshift

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Originally Posted by anixi
Here's something interesting: https://www.ebay.com/itm/PEUGEOT-TRIA...item2324c06ade

Apparently, the guy has a time machine. He bought an '87 or so Peugeot Triathlon and took it back to the future of 1976/7! Amazing facts, here on Ebay...
Originally Posted by FlatSix911
I would buy that for $99



This combo of posts explains all. It's a time machine!
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they should remove the kickstand to save some weight
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i do hope this is a little kid posting:

https://toronto.kijiji.ca/c-buy-and-s...AdIdZ429087420



hello every one i am saling my cuostem bike for $ 400 as is contak me at 416 271 65** for detalls
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Originally Posted by mapleleafs-13
i do hope this is a little kid posting:

https://toronto.kijiji.ca/c-buy-and-s...AdIdZ429087420



hello every one i am saling my cuostem bike for $ 400 as is contak me at 416 271 65** for detalls
Horrific. I see too many listings/for-sale-via-craigslist-kijiji that look this abysmal. Why? It's because the expectations are so low. Set the bar low and watch how sellers will exceed your worst expectations!
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[h=2]1947 Vintage Schwinn - $450 (Bicycles)[/h] [HR][/HR] Date: 2012-11-08, 7:39AM MST
xspgq-3395013393@sale.craigslist.org[SUP][Errors when replying to ads?][/SUP] [HR][/HR]
1947 Vintage Schwinn Colegiate, ALL ORINGINAL! This bike was taken care of! Hurry And Call Oscar Before This Classic Is Gone, (303)324-0211 Thank you.








This one is a true classic of CL wackness. The poster managed to get every bit of information wrong with typical bad add copy. Looking at the pics I'm not even sure it is a Collegiate.
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^The shwinn also looks relatively new. I'd have to say that its a bike-boom model. Not worth much more than $100, if actually mint and original, IMO.
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[h=2]Bicycle for two - $100 (Horicon)[/h][HR][/HR]Date: 2012-11-08, 12:26PM CST
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Good condition Great for camping
Asking $100.00 or best offer
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Spec. Stumpy at a wildly optimistic price, never will sell at it:

https://spokane.craigslist.org/bik/3397766961.html

[h=2]Stumpjumper Specialized bicycle - $350 (Hope, ID)[/h] [HR][/HR] Date: 2012-11-09, 9:10AM PST
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Stumpjumper Specialized Mountain bike. Excellent condition. $350.00
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Hmmm. If that was mine I wouldn't sell it for less than $250. Looks to be in nice shape, OG tires and all. Podunk town location probably doesn't help seller, though.

Actually if that was mine I probably wouldn't sell it for less than $400, but I LOVE 90s MTBs.
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Originally Posted by anixi
Spec. Stumpy at a wildly optimistic price, never will sell at it:

https://spokane.craigslist.org/bik/3397766961.html

Stumpjumper Specialized bicycle - $350 (Hope, ID)

[HR][/HR] Date: 2012-11-09, 9:10AM PST
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Stumpjumper Specialized Mountain bike. Excellent condition. $350.00

That's one looong stem for an mtb.
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